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country code ZA
country South Africa
Dispute polices ADR Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations
registrant restrictions No


TLD rating

Registry economics by DI

total registered domains
total TLD value $0
total TLD value rank
total yearly TLD revenue
expected growth next 12 months N/A
GDP/domain N/A
GDP/domain rank
domain/inhabitant N/A
domain/inhabitant rank 5000000
broadband users in .za N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1990
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry ZA Domain Name Authority
sponsor ZA Domain Name Authority


Registration restrictions on international domains, none in; various restrictions in other subdomains.

Currently suggested registrars

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Department of Trade and Industry, Companies and Intellectual Property Registration Office (CIPRO). South Africa is not a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 Bowman Gilfillan
lawyer 2 Amos Khumalo Inc.

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.za index

Country information

country South Africa
capital Pretoria
official language Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swazi, Tswana, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa and Zulu.
recognized languages
government Constitutional parliamentary republic
legislature Parliament(National Assembly,National Council of Provinces)
EU accession
area 1,221,037 km2
are rank 25th
population 49991300
population rank 25th
population density 41/km2
population density rank 170th

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate
GDP per capita
gini (2005)
HDI (2010)
HDI rank
currency Rand (ZAR)
time zone SAST (UTC+2)
drives on the left
calling code +27